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Brian Gilfix, MD, PhD

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Child Health and Human Development Program

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

 

Keywords


homocysteine • HPLC • molecular diagnostics

Research Focus


My research focuses on developing new techniques for the analysis of changes in DNA (mutations) and in the meaurement of substances in the blood which can be used to diagnosis disease.

Selected Publications


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  • Awan Z, Aljenedil S, Rosenblatt DS, Cusson J, Gilfix BM, Genest J. Severe hyperhomocysteinemia due to cystathionine &beta-synthase deficiency, and Factor V Leiden mutation in a patient with recurrent venous thrombosis. Thrombosis J 2014;12:30. PMID: 25516723.

  • Gilfix BM. Utility of measuring serum or red blood cell folate in the era of folate fortification of flour. Clin Biochem. 2014;47:533-538. PMID: 24486651.

  • Illson ML*, Dempsey-Nunez L*, Kent J, Huang Q, Brebner A, Raff ML, Watkins D, Gilfix BM, Wittwer CT, Rosenblatt DS. High resolution melting analysis of the MMAB gene in cblB patients and in those with undiagnosed methylmalonic aciduria. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 2013;110:68-9 PMID: 23707710.

  • Grunbaum A*, Gosselin S, Gilfix BM, Blank D. Analytical interferences resulting from intravenous lipid emulsion. Clinical Toxicology 2012;50:812-7. PMID: 23075253.

  • Dempsey-Nunez L*, Illson ML*, Kent J, Huang Q, Brebner A, Watkins D, Gilfix BM, Wittwer CT, Rosenblatt DS. High resolution melting analysis of the MMAA gene in patients with cblA and in those with undiagnosed methylmalonic aciduria. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 2012;107:363-7. PMID: 23026888.